TagEnergy has started construction on a £16 million 20MW/40MWh battery storage facility following Santander financing.
Iona Capital has partnered IGas to develop utility-scale UK solar PV, marking its entry into the UK solar market.
While the Net Zero Strategy includes plans to review the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, a concrete UK solar deployment target was absent.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) is aiming to cement its position in the UK renewables market, with plans to invest £660 million over the next five years.
Bluefield Solar has hired Michael Covington as investment director at the company’s investment adviser, adding "significant" wind, solar and capital markets expertise to the company.
Aberdeen City Council is eyeing the development of a solar farm following being awarded a chunk of the Scottish Government’s Green Growth Accelerator (GGA).
Gresham House has partnered Irish developer Strategic Power Projects to develop a solar and storage pipeline with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
Regen is calling on the government to double the capacity for Pot One technologies from 5GW to 10GW in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.
Scottish clean energy developer ILI Group has announced the sale of another battery storage asset.
Low Carbon Alliance Limited (LCA) and real estate investor Kajima Europe have formed a new joint venture targeting UK solar and storage.
Shell and renewable energy developer Island Green Power have signed a framework agreement to develop solar PV projects with co-located battery storage potential.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund is celebrating a jump in earnings in a year that also saw an increase in debt and a drop in share price.
State owned electricity company ESB and storage company Fluence have announced two new battery projects in Dublin.
A major framework agreement has been signed between GE Renewable Energy and Conrad Energy for the design, manufacture and supply of GE’s battery energy storage system in the UK.
EDF Renewables is targeting a 1GW development pipeline of onshore renewables in Ireland.
Construction of a 49.9MW solar PV asset in South Gloucestershire being developed by Cero Generation and Enso Energy is to begin, having achieved financial close.
Two coal power stations in the east midlands – Cottam and West Burton – are now to be home to solar PV with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
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Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has acquired the 350MW Cleve Hill solar-plus-storage site in Kent, UK, with this expected to be the largest single site PV install in the UK once completed.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) saw its gross asset value (GAV) continue to grow, as it looks optimistically towards future renewables growth post-pandemic.
Pacific Green Technologies is to finance the construction of its 99.8MW battery energy storage system with £23 million of debt financing.
All signs point to growing solar installations this year, with up to 191GW expected to be deployed, but reaching that figure won’t be without its challenges as procurement remains subject to shipping constraints and higher costs, the September 2021 episode of the Solar Media Podcast hears.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has seen the EBITDA generated by its portfolio soar to £22.4 million in the first half of this year, jumping from £4.5 million in H1 2020.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has signed a £100 million Joint Venture Partnership (JVP) with battery storage specialist Eelpower.
Rebounding power prices have driven Foresight Solar Fund’s results in the first half of 2021, with its net asset value jumping to £596.4 million.
A total of £265 million has been set aside for the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today (13 September) revealed.
Evolution Power – a new entrant to the UK renewables market – has partnered Finnish sustainable investment group Korkia to fund an initial 1GW pipeline.
Anesco's new 50MW battery storage site has been given the green light by Brentwood Borough Council, with the project to be another example of how batteries are benefiting the grid and offering returns for investors, the company has said.
Work has started at a battery storage site lauded as the largest of its kind under construction in the UK by developers Harmony Energy and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV).
New guidance on solar PV has been proposed by the government as part of its review into the energy National Policy Statements (NPSs).